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JAMS Halloween Spirit Week
Dress up each day to celebrate Samohi Homecoming Week, then attend the Homecoming game on Friday, October 27th. Monday, October 23: Walking Dead - wear PJs
Tuesday, October 24: Witch Coven - wear black
Wednesday, October 25: Haunted Hayride - wear plaid
Thursday, October 26: Chucky - wear stripes
Friday, October 27: Colors: Yellow-6th; Blue-7th; White-8th

Day of the Dead Art ShowDay of the Dead Art Exhibit
Thursday, October 26, 5-7pm

Featuring artwork by Samohi and JAMS art students; altars by PYFC, Ms Bautista & others; food, drink and dancers. Roberts Art Gallery, Samohi.

Zoot Suit at SamohiZOOT SUIT
Humanities Center Theatre
Samohi Theatre is proud to present "Zoot Suit" by Luis Valdez, an entertaining play that mixes fantastic music and dance numbers with socially relevant and powerful issues. October 27th, 28th & 29th; November 3rd, 4th & 5th.
Dates, times, tickets >

Javascript Drawing & Animation Class the Coding School
Sept. 29, 2017 - March 16, 2018
Space is limited, so sign up today! For details and to register, please click here. For financial assistance, please contact Nancy Gutierrez, 310-452-2326 or

Order 2017-18 JAMS Yearbook
JAMS Science Magnet Program
JAMS-SMASH Theatre Company


10/23 Spirit Week: Walking Dead - Wear PJs
Mock Trial, Room 50, 5pm
Science Magnet Board Meeting, 6:30-8pm
10/24 Spirit Week: Coven - Wear black
ASB Taco Walko, Quad, noon
JAMS Theatre Fall Fundamentals; cafeteria, 3:15-4:15 pm
10/25 Spirit Week: Haunted Hayride - Wear Plaid
Digital Dragon Computer Lab, 3:15pm
10/26 Spirit Week: Chucky Day - Wear Stripes
ASB Trash Dash
Brother to Brother/Sister to Sister, Café, 3:15-4:15
ASB Halloween Dance, Gym, 4:00 – 5:30pm
Dia de los Muertos Art Exhibit, Samohi, 5-7pm
ELAC Meeting, 6:30pm
10/27 Spirit Week: Grade level colors - 6th: yellow; 7th: blue; 8th: white
Catalina Trip - 6th Grade Magnet
The Coding School, Computer Lab, 8:30am
Deadline for Yearbook Baby Photos - 8th Graders
Reflections Submissions Due
Robotics; room 99, 3-5 pm
8th Grade Night with Samohi Marching Band, 4:45 - 9pm Info >
Samohi Theatre presents "Zoot Suit", 7pm / Tickets >
10/28 Samohi Theatre presents "Zoot Suit", 6pm / Tickets >
10/29 Samohi Theatre presents "Zoot Suit", 2pm / Tickets >
10/30 Bells IV Full Day Flex w/ Advisory
10/31 Bells XI Full Day Flex w/ Long Lunch no Advisory
Halloween Costume Contest
11/1 Grade 8 Vision/Hearing Screening
11/2 Grade 8 Vision/Hearing Screening
11/3 Samohi Theatre presents "Zoot Suit", 7pm / Tickets >
11/4 Samohi Theatre presents "Zoot Suit", 7pm / Tickets >
11/5 Samohi Theatre presents "Zoot Suit", 2pm / Tickets >
11/8 ISPE Activity Log due
11/10 NO SCHOOL - Veteran's Day

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